Throughout history, powerful figures have helped shape our world. But many have had their lives cut short due to the lack of a more sophisticated healthcare system at the time of their deaths.
This is ADVANCE For Nurses' Historic Trauma Cases, where we investigate the lives and deaths of these prominent figures and consider how their health would have been treated had they been alive today.
ADVANCE investigates the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Experience the life and death of President Lincoln in this exclusive photo gallery.
Both the president and John Wilkes Booth could have had different outcomes had healthcare been better in their time.